Home From th’ Wars

| September 21, 2014

If you have to doff multiple kilograms of gear before you can even start taking off your clothes at the end of the day, then you will sympathize with this soldier. Gone to years worth of war, he’s returned to his Wife who, not unlike my own would do, has wrapped herself around him in […]

When Zip Met John

| September 20, 2014

“If violent crime is to be curbed, it is only the intended victim who can do it.  The felon does not fear the police, and he fears neither judge nor jury.  Therefore what he must be taught to fear is his victim.” ~ Jeff Cooper, Principles of Personal Defense If you hang out here, you […]

Outlander (TV Series): A Ripping Yarn but the Theme Needs a Rewrite

| September 14, 2014

Mrs. LFM and I have been watching the new television series Outlander based on the literary series by Diana Gabaldon. If you’re one of the three people left in the television watching world who haven’t heard of it, and according to Starz that produces it, Outlander the TV series, “Follows the story of Claire Randall, a […]

Happy Birthday Mrs. Secord

| September 13, 2014

“The distance to the outpost by direct road was 12 miles but Laura feared she would encounter American guards that way and chose a roundabout route. She went first to St Davids where she was joined by her niece, Elizabeth Secord, and then to Shipman’s Corners (St Catharines). Elizabeth became exhausted and Laura continued alone, […]

Plenty o’ Fish

| September 1, 2014

On one sunny Summer’s day about ten years ago, the bountifully beauteous Mrs. LFM and I were shopping in the Halifax area when we decided a cup of coffee was in order. And so it came to pass that we pulled up in front of a coffee shop in the Bayer’s Lake district, facing the […]